HyperDic: squelch

English > 6 senses of the word squelch:
VERBchangesquelch, quell, quenchsuppress or crush completely
perceptionsquelchmake a sucking sound
motionsquelch, squish, splash, splosh, slosh, slopwalk through mud or mire
contactsquelch, squash, crush, mash, squeezeto compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition
NOUNcommunicationsquelch, put-down, squelcher, takedowna crushing remark
artifactsquelch, squelch circuit, squelcheran electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
squelch > pronunciation
Soundsskweh'lch
Rhymesbelch ... welsh / Welsh: 4 rhymes with ehlch...
English > squelch: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA crushing remark.
Synonymsput-down, squelcher, takedown
Broaderderisioncontemptuous laughter
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishaplastar, derrota, golpe bajo, golpe decisivo
Verbssquelchsuppress or crush completely
English > squelch: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise.
Synonymssquelch circuit, squelcher
Broadercircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
English > squelch: 6 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningSuppress or crush completely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"squelch any sign of dissent"
Synonymsquell, quench
Broadersuppress, stamp down, subdue, conquerTo put down by force or authority
Catalandominar, sufocar
Nounssquelch, squelchera crushing remark
squelcheran electric circuit that cuts off a receiver when the signal becomes weaker than the noise
English > squelch: 6 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningmake a sucking sound.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Broadersound, gomake a certain noise or sound
Spanishsorber
English > squelch: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningwalk through mud or mire.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey squelch down the river
Synonymssquish, splash, splosh, slosh, slop
Broaderslog, footslog, plod, trudge, pad, trampwalk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
Spanishchapotear
Catalanaixafar, capolar, esclafar, picolar, premsar
English > squelch: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningTo compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssquash, crush, mash, squeeze
Narrowerstampcrush or grind with a heavy instrument
steamrollercrush with a steamroller as if to level
telescopecrush together or collapse
treadcrush as if by treading on
wringTwist, squeeze, or compress in order to extract liquid
BroaderpressExert pressure or force to or upon
Spanishaplastar, chafar, chapotear, estrujar, machacar, majar, moler
Catalanaclaparar, aixafar, esclafar, esprémer, moldre, xafar

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